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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Computational Media


Faculty of Engineering
Kelburn Campus

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computational Media
  • Fixed-term (two years) full-time position
  • Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC)

The Computational Media and Innovation Centre (CMIC) is a centre within the Faculty of Engineering, which aims to develop a globally competitive research and entrepreneurship programme that facilitates the transfer of computational research outcomes into media technologies for potential commercialisation and start-up businesses.

CMIC is seeking to make an appointment at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level (equivalent an Assistant or Associate Professor in the US based system) in the area of Computational Media focusing on Virtual and Augmented Reality, Computer Graphics, and Human Digital Contents Interactions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to supervise student thesis and research projects in Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC). They will also help develop the teaching programme for Computational Media and Entrepreneurship, and collaborate with existing researchers across the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Architecture and Media Design, ICT graduate school, and Miramar Creative Centre.

All areas of Computational Media and related areas are of interest, but applications are particularly welcome from candidates with expertise in the areas of Virtual and Augmented Reality, Immersive and Interactive Technologies, and Real-time Computer Graphics and Interactions.

The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD in Computer Science or a related area with a good track record of research publications. The preferred candidate will also have a record of attracting external funding. We welcome applications from candidates who have novel approaches to course development and delivery and area able to strengthen relationships with NZ digital technology companies and CMIC's international partners in the related areas.

This is a full-time, two year fixed-term position.

Applications close Friday, 30 August 2019.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit

Reference 2968.

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